STATUS OF NEW 2.5 MEV TEST FACILITY AT SNS
A new 2.5MeV beam test facility is being built at SNS. It consists of a 65 keV H- ion source, a 2.5MeV RFQ, a beam line with various beam diagnostics and a 6 kW beam dump. The facility is capable of producing one-ms-long pulses at 60Hz repetition rate with up to 50mA peak current. The commissioning with reduced average beam power is planned for fall 2014 to verify operation of all systems. The full power operation is scheduled to begin in 2015. The status of the facility will be presented as well as a discussion of the future R&D program.
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- Conference: LINAC14, Geneva, Switzerland, 20140901, 20140905
- Research Org:
- Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL); Spallation Neutron Source
- Sponsoring Org:
- SC USDOE - Office of Science (SC)
- Country of Publication:
- United States
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